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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

  • Maximize time spent in Dublin with this interactive walking tour
  • Learn the history of Ireland’s rebellion from a local guide
  • See top landmarks including Dublin Castle and the General Post Office
1916 Rebellion Walking Tour
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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour
From US$14.95
Learn about the 1916 Rebellion in Dublin on this interactive walking tour. Avoid the hassle of navigating on your own and simply follow your guide to important landmarks, including City Hall and Dublin Castle. See bullet holes marking the exterior of the General Post Office and hear stories from your local guide about revolutionary figures including James Connolly and Michael Collins.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the International Bar in Dublin where the tour begins with an intro to Ireland’s revolutionary period, from the Irish Famine of the 1840s to the 1916 Rising.
The first walking tour stop is Trinity College, followed by Old Parliament, and Rosie Hackett Bridge where you learn about the women of the revolution, from Countess Markievicz to Rosie Hackett.
The tour continues to Daniel O’Connell’s memorial and Jim Larkin’s statue. See the bullet and shrapnel holes marking the exterior of the General Post Office on O’Connell Street.
Also on the tour are Michael Collins’ offices, the Henry Grattan Bridge, and City Hall. The final stop is a visit to Dublin Castle, the seat of the British Administration before 1922.
The tour finishes at Dublin Castle, but you can return to International Bar for a drink or lunch (own expense).
Reviews (83)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Excellent day!

We LOVED our walking tour with Lorcan - really made history come alive for us. So much knowledge and detail about a part of Irish history that is so crucial. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon in Dublin!

2  Thank hparker2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic guide, interesting tour

This tour was a fascinating and compelling overview of the events of 1916 delivered by someone who really knows what he’s talking about. Lorcan is a genuine scholar who has conducted his own original research into the Easter Rising and his tour groups get the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Journogrrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outstanding Tour of Dublin Centered on the Events of 1916

The 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour is a great way to see the city and learn quite a bit about one of the defining events of Ireland's fight for freedom. Lorcan is a wonderful guide--a native of Dublin, a committed scholar, and a witty interlocutor. You...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank theniceferatu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Exciting and Engaging tour guide

Lorcán, through his friendly and enthusiastic nature, provides an excellent insight into the background and events of the 1916 rebellion while making it accessible to an audience of all levels of history. Despite being a student of this particular topic in Trinity College Dublin, my...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank SeaanORiain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was recommended to us by a friend and we are really pleased they did - a fantastic tour with a tour guide who, quite literally, wrote the book on the 1916 Easter Rising. Lorcan was exceptionally knowledge, friendly and engaging and we really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from _samuel_ingram | Reviewed this property |
The walk lasts about two hours or a little bit more as I recall but not exhausting as frequent stops. I have some difficulty physically with walking distances or too fast but I had no issues.